BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,24TH SEPT,2018– Migori Governor Okoth Obado is set to be charged this morning be charged with the murder of his pregnant girlfriend Sharon Otieno.
According to the Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haj,Obado will face the charge of aiding and abetting the commission of murder.
Others to be charged are his personal assistants Michael Juma Oyamo and Caspal Ojwang Obiero.
The DPP’s office on Sunday said Mr Haji has directed the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to ensure that the killer gang and other persons who have been adversely mentioned in the case are arrested.
Ms Otieno and Nation journalist Barack Oduor were abducted in Homa Bay on September 3. Mr Oyamo was in the car when the two were abducted.
Mr Oduor escaped death by jumping out of the abductor’s car while Ms Otieno’s body was found the following day in a thicket near Oyugis town.
Mr Oyamo was earlier presented to court but was not required to take a plea because police were yet to complete investigations.
The court allowed police to continue holding him for 14 days.